African Legends, Myths, and Folktales for Readers Theatre (Readers Theatre Series)

African Legends, Myths, and Folktales for Readers Theatre (Readers Theatre Series)

by Anthony D. Fredericks


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Teachers are continually looking for materials that will enhance their studies of cultures around the world. With this new book, author, Tony Fredericks and illustrator, Bongaman, present readers theatre scripts based on traditional African folklore. Plays are organized by area and identified by country. Included are tales from Algeria to Zambia and all areas in between. This title contains background information for teachers on each African country included as well as instruction and presentation suggestions. The rationale and role of readers theatre in literacy instruction is discussed and additional resources for extending studies of African folklore are included. Grades 4-8.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781591586333
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/30/2008
Series: Readers Theatre Series
Pages: 166
Sales rank: 610,114
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.41(d)

About the Author

Anthony D. Fredericks has written many books for Teacher Ideas Press. He is Professor of Education, York College, York, Pennsylvania, and the author of more than 50 teacher resource books as well as 20 award-winning children's books.


Table of Contents



Brief Notes on Selected African Countries

Part 1: Eastern Africa

Part 2: Middle Africa

Part 3: Northern Africa

Part 4: Southern Africa

Part 5: Western Africa


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